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Foreign Devils Begone

Justin M. Jacobs

in The Compensations of Plunder: How China Lost Its Treasures

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780226711966
eISBN:
9780226712154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226712154.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter narrates the fates of two Western scholars who, unlike Sven Hedin, proved unwilling to share their archaeological proceeds or accept Chinese co-leaders into their expeditions in China. ... More


Central Asia: West and East

JOHN BOARDMAN

in After Alexander: Central Asia before Islam

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263846
eISBN:
9780191734113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263846.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter discusses the interest of the west in the history of Central Asia. It explains that central Asia has been studied by many western scholars and explorers, including British archaeologist ... More


Conclusion

Justin M. Jacobs

in The Compensations of Plunder: How China Lost Its Treasures

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780226711966
eISBN:
9780226712154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226712154.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

The Conclusion provides an overview of the complex and contested legacy of Western archaeological expeditions undertaken in China by scholars such as Aurel Stein and Paul Pelliot. It finds that ... More


The Priceless Nation

Justin M. Jacobs

in The Compensations of Plunder: How China Lost Its Treasures

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780226711966
eISBN:
9780226712154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226712154.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores the impact of the 1911 revolution in China and the outbreak of World War I in Europe on Western archaeological expeditions in China. It finds that the years immediately ... More


The Compensations of Plunder: How China Lost Its Treasures

Justin M. Jacobs

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780226711966
eISBN:
9780226712154
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226712154.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book provides a new interpretive framework for Western archaeological expeditions along the Silk Road in northwestern China during the first three decades of the twentieth century. By placing ... More


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